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Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 13:09:09 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE Request -- HTMLDOC

Hello Steve, vendors,

  a stack-based buffer overflow by processing user-supplied
input was found (by ANTHRAX666) in HTMLDOC's routine, used
to set the result page output size for custom page sizes.

References:
-----------
http://secunia.com/advisories/35780/2/ (Secunia advisory)
http://packetstormsecurity.org/0907-exploits/htmldoc-overflow.txt 
(original proof of concept)
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=278186 (Gentoo's BTS entry)


Affected versions: Vulnerability confirmed in htmldoc-1.8.27
-----------------  (other versions may be also affected).



Could you please allocate a new CVE identifier for it?


Thanks && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team




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